Moray Firth


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Moray Firth

an inlet of the North Sea on the NE coast of Scotland. Length: about 56 km (35 miles)

Moray Firth

 

an inlet of the North Sea cutting the northeastern coast of Great Britain. Width at the entrance, 100 km; depths, 25-60 m. Tides are semidiurnal and up to 5.5 m. The Moray Firth is linked with the Firth of Lome by the Caledonian Canal. The port of Inverness is on the firth.

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Already 800 young salmon smolts have been tagged as they migrate downstream from the headwaters of seven rivers around the Moray Firth, including the Spey, so their progress can be tracked.
A Special Area of Conservation is in place in the Moray Firth to help monitor and protect the marine mammals.
She arrived in the Moray Firth on Saturday and escorted the ships through UK waters and north along the coast of Norway.
Under the deal, Cluff Natural Resources will acquire up to a 25% participating interest held by Verus in three licences located in the Central North Sea and the Moray Firth.
Flight Lieutenant Hywel Poole, 28, from Llandegfan near Menai Bridge, was among three airmen killed when two Tornado aircraft collided over the Moray Firth in July 2012.
At one end of it is the highly-populated Central Belt and at the other is - er - the Moray Firth in an area that is home to lots of sheep but not many drivers.
The guitar legend's first Birmingham gig takes place tonight at The Asylum, in Hockley, and features local bands Hostile and Under Blackened Skies, along with French band Moray Firth, and Worcester band Fury.
Flight Lieutenant Adam Sanders, 27, from Formby, had been missing since the accident involving two jets over the Moray Firth on July 3, along with Squadron Leader Samuel Bailey, 26, whose remains were also identified yesterday.
Summary: The wreckage of two RAF Tornados lost in a crash in the Moray Firth has been located by the Ministry of Defence.
The Tornado GR4s from RAF Lossiemouth plunged into the Moray Firth off the northeast coast of Scotland.
12 May 2011 - Norwegian seismic surveyor TGS-Nopec Geophysical Company ASA (OSL: TGS) said on Thursday it had started the second season of multi-client 3D seismic acquisition in the Moray Firth, offshore the UK.
Call 07522 514547 or see www.landyachting.co.uk DOLPHIN WATCHING Moray Firth, Scotland SPOT dolphins in the Moray Firth with Gemini Marine Charters.